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Music and Sound Studies: Techniques of Listening

October 13, 2017IASEvents, | Conferences0

Techniques of Listening Organized by the Music and Sound Studies Interdisciplinary Student Group Friday and Saturday, October 13-14, 2017 Ferguson Hall 280 For more information, visit the conference website As a way of knowing and interacting with the world, techniques of listening constitute a wide range of socially and historically circumscribed practices that shape our […]

The Politics of Land: Colony, Property, Ecology

September 14, 2017IASEvents0

Savage States: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow Thursday, September 14, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room — 240 Northrop Free and open to the public   In what world do we imagine the past to be settled in light of its refusal to perish and allow things to start over anew? What are the […]

2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit

June 6, 2017IASEvents0

2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit June 6-8, 2017 University of Minnesota—Morris Please register here The 2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit will take place Tuesday, June 6, through Thursday, June 8, at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Organized by Springboard for the Arts and the Center for Small Towns, the Summit gathers rural artists, […]

Sanctuary Through the Eyes of Women and Girls

May 22, 2017IASEvents0

Sanctuary Through the Eyes of Women and Girls Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:00-8:00pm Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center Free and open to the public, but please register here Sanctuary Through the Eyes of Women and Girls: A community conversation about immigration and the impact of deportation and racialized surveillance on families of color. University of […]

Utopian World-Making: Art, Social Justice and Communities of Color

Utopian World-Making: Art, Social Justice and Communities of Color Influx Space, Regis Art Center Friday, April 28 Welcome Karen Brown, ICGC Bianet Castellanos, Chicano and Latino Studies Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Roundtable: Art as Institutional Practice Eliza Rasheed, Linwood Monroe Arts Plus Upper Campus Mike Hoyt, Creative Community Liaison, Pillsbury Theatre Moderator: Karen Brown, […]

Digital Liberal Arts Professional Activities Workshops

May 17, 2017IASEvents0

Digital Liberal Arts Professional Activities Workshops Wednesday, May 17, and Thursday, May 18, 2017 Olin-Rice Science Center, Macalester College Open to faculty from Macalester and the University of Minnesota The Spring 2017 DIGITAL LIBERAL ARTS (DLA) Professional Activities Workshops are a cooperative initiative between Macalester College and the University of Minnesota Libraries, with support from […]

Cultural Continuation and Sustainability on the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee

May 8, 2017IASEvents0

Cultural Continuation and Sustainability on the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Monday, May 8, at 11:00am R-380 Learning & Environmental Sciences, St. Paul Campus Free and open to the public This interactive discussion with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Elder Carlie Towne of the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network will focus on the components […]

Representing Gender and History in Film and Television

May 5, 2017IASEvents0

Representing Gender and History in Film and Television A Symposium Organized by Gender & History Friday, May 5, to Sunday, May 7, 2017 1210 Heller Hall Free and open to the public This event is structured as a workshop for symposium participants. The symposium panels will consist of a brief introduction of each paper, commentary […]

Arab Future Trippings and Algorithmic Vision

Arab Future Trippings and Algorithmic Vision Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Whether studying, designing or using algorithms, researchers need to understand how their questions intersect with the logics of automation and scale underpinning networked, computational platforms. In this […]

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki

May 3, 2017IASEvents0

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 12:00-1:30pm Powless Cultural Center (AICHO) 212 W 2nd Street, Duluth MN Free and open to the public This project works to reclaim the stories of the elders of the Taranaki region in regard to traditional healing practices surrounding traditional healing. ‘Matarākau’ is […]

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki Monday, May 1, 2017, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. This project works to reclaim the stories of the elders of the Taranaki region in regard to traditional healing practices surrounding traditional healing. ‘Matarākau’ is […]

Radium Discourse and the Emergence of an “Atomic Utopia” in Japan

May 1, 2017IASEvents0

Radium Discourse and the Emergence of an “Atomic Utopia” in Japan Monday, May 1, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm Nolte Center Room 20 Free and open to the public Image: Fukushima Radium Egg Even after the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, popular discourse on nuclear energy was positive. Why did this positive image of the […]

Immortal Inequalities: Toward a Critique of Futurist Discourse

April 28, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Immortal Inequalities: Toward a Critique of Futurist Discourse Friday, April 28, at 3:00pm Nolte Center Room 20 Free and open to the public The February 2011 cover of Time magazine speculated that the year 2045 would mark a time in which humanity would achieve immortality; again in 2013 Time lent advanced advertising to the tech […]

Physical Computing Build Session

April 28, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 28, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

“The Women Are Coming”: Gendered Spaces of Protest

April 27, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

“The Women Are Coming”: Gendered Spaces of Protest Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public

Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation

Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 1210 Heller Hall Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Ann Waltner discusses creativity and collaboration with Jacqueline Schwab. They will talk about Schwab’s collaborations with Ken Burns, her work with the durable (and fabulous) band Bare Necessities, […]

Physical Computing Build Session

April 21, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 21, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Dream of the Red Chamber and women’s literary culture in late imperial China

Dream of the Red Chamber and the evolving shape of women’s literary culture in late imperial China Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Chinese women’s literary culture shows considerable evolution between the sixteenth and early twentieth centuries. Communications grow […]

Physical Computing Build Session

April 14, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 14, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

A Sense of Where You Are: Water, Place and Community

April 13, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

A Sense of Where You Are: Water, Place and Community Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Mill Ruins Park at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis, MN. Credit: River Life The University of Minnesota (Twin Cities campus) is located in Dakota homeland, on one of […]

Territoriality, Sovereignty, and Water: Panel Discussion on Indian Rights and Law

April 12, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Territoriality, Sovereignty, and Water: Panel Discussion on Indian Rights and Law Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 6:30pm Mill City Museum 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. A panel of Indigenous scholars and practitioners will discuss water and land rights issues, using Indian law and contemporary […]

Ways of Knowing and Acting: Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium

Ways of Knowing and Acting: Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:30am-12:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public, but please register here Come to the Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium and join a circle of community members, artists, ecologists, educators and students gathering to discuss how to […]

Physical Computing Build Session

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, April 7, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom

Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. In 1920 the Czech writer Karel Čapek experienced an early success with the play R.U.R., which posed interaction and conflict between human capitalists and a […]

Physical Computing Build Session

March 31, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 31, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Fermentation, Abstraction, and the Affective Organization of Racial Carcerality

March 30, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

Deformalism: Fermentation, Abstraction, and the Affective Organization of Racial Carcerality Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Putting Winsor McCay’s iconic comic strip The Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend into conversation with the federal government’s reorganization of consumable goods into toxic, intoxicating and medicinal substances […]

Black Life/Schwarz-Sein

Black Life/Schwarz-Sein Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 4:15pm Crosby Seminar Room — 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. The talk focuses on the complex ways gender and sexuality function in the barring of Black flesh from the category of the human-as-Man by investigating inhabitations of the flesh that […]

Physical Computing Build Session

March 24, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 24, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

What’s Next for the Humanities?

What’s Next for the Humanities? Monday, March 20, 4:00-5:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Amid rising concerns about the possibility of cuts to funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the question of who is safeguarding the future of the humanities is more […]

Physical Computing Build Session

March 10, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 10, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Environmental Humanities on the Schuylkill River

Environmental Humanities on the Schuylkill River: From Botanical Garden and Oil Refinery to DataRefuge Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Bethany Wiggin is the Founding Director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities. Her research interests lie in the […]

Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects

March 7, 2017IASEvents0

From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds: Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects Tuesday, March 7, 12:00 — 1:30 pm Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center Free and open to the public Presented by Elizabeth Hoover, PhD Manning Assistant Professor at Brown University. Dr. Hoover’s research and teaching focus on Indigenous food movements, environmental health and justice […]

Physical Computing Build Session

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, March 3, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Access, Excess: Medicines, Markets, and the Liberation of the Copy

Access, Excess: Medicines, Markets, and the Liberation of the Copy Note: This event is cancelled What are the implications of imagining access to medicines as a project of “democratizing” access to markets? In Mexico, pharmaceutical access has been articulated by the federal government largely as a “pro-consumer politics,” unleashing the potency of generic substitution as […]

Physical Computing Build Session

February 24, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, February 24, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

IAS Thursdays: Improvising Ecosystems

Improvising Ecosystems Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or

Collective Bargaining in Higher Education

February 22, 2017IASEvents, Video and Audio0

Collective Bargaining in Higher Education Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 3:30-5:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. What can collective bargaining do for faculty? What can’t it do? How does it work alongside faculty governance? This forum is an opportunity for conversation with speakers who have […]

Physical Computing Build Session

February 17, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

Physical Computing and the Internet of Things: Build Session Friday, February 17, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm Mechanical Engineering Room 2134 Free and open to the public The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network and data that emerges from adding physical computing components such as sensors, actuators, and network adapters to everyday objects. This new area of […]

Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Political Economy of Becoming

February 16, 2017IASEvents, Video and Audio0

Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Political Economy of Becoming Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Shona N. Jackson is Associate Professor of English at Texas A&M University. She was founding co-editor of the book series in Caribbean Studies at […]